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K * 1 g *. r b *r4 + + i OL. XXXILt-.NO ZS, HELENA. MON4TAN4A. WEDNESDAY MORNING. NOVEMBER 11. 1891 PRICE FIVE CAN t ý MARRI5 BROTHERS t 119-121 orth lain Street. Helena's cry is-"We need a pay 111 Manufacturing is what we uire." Well, we have insti uted the pioneer Shirt Factory f Montana. We have an ex rienced corps of operators, ho live in houses, eat gro eries, patronize meat shops and aakeries; wear dry goods and hoes, and we call on landlords, cars, butchers, bakers, dry goods nd shoemen, and in fact all who interested in Helena's pros rity, to have a dozen or a half ozen shirts made, and keep these perators busy and encourage one f the pioneer industries of the .ity. Everybody with the perceptive bilities of a two-year-old will rec gnise the fact that there are two rnds of clothing business. One is e noisy and sensational, while e other is the conservative and eritorious. One deals in the ham and showy style of the 'cir us' outfit; the other gives thought o the exact style and satisfaction f the customer. One will tell how hey sell goods for less than cost, e other argues on the best. quali y, and endeavors to persuade the ublio that in the genuine is the atisfaction. One deals in sidewalk licitation, button - holing the asser-by, while the' other, relying n the merit of his goods and the orrect principles of the day, ekes his general appeal in the egitimate manner and does the alance of his business inside his tore. It is a sad commentary on the ondition of business to think that eChatham street style of business still in vogue in the city of Hele a and that it meets with any pat nage whatever. We will this week, to dwell on the merits of some lines of Over coats-this 'week in store; and while we affirm not one is sold at less than cost,' there is not one that a merchant in the city of Helena can or will meet in the prices we name. A LINE OF KERSEYS all the run of men's sizes from 3 to 44, in several shades; but the ne on which we build great hopes o being rapid sellers is the seal rown-one at $15 and one at $18, xactly the same quality as the oods we sold last year at $20 anz 24. We caught a great drive in see goods, and our customers are 'in with it." LINE OF MELTONS. he bottle green is a nobby thinS nd we have it in popular price, as ell as the finest grade. We prob ably show as many lines as any two houses in the oity, and there fore it is extremely difficult to come into our store and ask for anything in the regular line and not find a full assortment. We show undoubtedly the finest line of Overcoats in the city, how ever do not confine our attention to the more costly goods, but give equal attention to the popular lines, ranging from $12 to $18. We only ask comparison of prices quoted by competitors with prices we name. Call on every elothier in town, then see what we offer. We don't say: "We do as well;" but we say, "We do bet. BOYS' CLOTHING. OVERCOATS FOR BOYS. We show a nice assortment of Fur rrimmed Astrachans, Storm Coats end Dress Coats, in fact, whatever lees to make an assortment com plete. HBROTHERS5 119-121 hortli Main Street. Two Very Important Provinces Re fuse to Remain Under a Dictator. Have Declared Their Independence and Will Bet Up Republi can Governments. reeling in Brashl That Da Fonsee. UHu Violated the Constitution-A Clash of Arms Inevitable. LoDnoN, Nov. 10.-A dispatch received to night from Pernambu45 brings further alarming intelligence regarding the condi tion of affairs in Brazil. There is no doubi the situation arising out of the assumptior of dictatorial powers by the late presideni of the republic, Deodora Da Fonseca, is rapidly approaching the point where a re. sort to arms will be necessary to establish the position of dictator. Dispatches of yesterday showed that there was a feelins of discontent prevailing everywhere throughout Brrzil, Republicans see in this last move of Da Fonseca an at tempt to override the authority vested in him by the constitution. So stroni has the opposition to Da Fonseca grown that yesterday it was announced the im portant province of Rio Grande do Sul had declared independence. The dispatch just received shows that steps will have to be immediately taken to prevent, if possible, the disintegration of the republic. The province of Grao Pare has followed the ex ample set by Rio Grande do bul and to-day declared independence. Grao Para is one of the most important provinces in Brazil. The independence movement will probably be followed by similar deelaration by the province of Bahia. Dietator Foneosa is moving rapidly to suppress these attempts to set up separate govern ments, and has ordered a war ship to pro ceed with~ut delay to Rio do Sul, to take such action as may be necessary to prevent the province authorities from carrying the declaratioa of independenee into effect. It behooves him to move with alacrity for already a man has been named in connec tion with the contemplated presidency of the province. He is Silvence Martinez, who, during the last revolution, was ban ished from the county. He afterwards was allowed to return. Silvence Martinez with out doubt possesses greater political influ ence than any other man in the province. It is.cnly with difficulty that Brazil news is secured unjless it is favorable to the dic tator. It id affirmed that the manager of the London and Brazilian bank in Rio Janeiro took refuge at the English consu late against official peseoution for hi. alleged efforts to lower rates of exchange. President Fonseca has published a decree making expulsion the penalty for resisting the diotatorship. Only a portion of the navy favors Fonseca. Admiral Mell, a strong republican, has protested against any change in the form of govern ment. All attempts to hold meetings are frustrated. The dhambers were dissolved forcibly. It is alleged that President Da Fonsecs intends to reduce the number of deputies to 180. Exchange is falling in Rio de Janeiro. CYCLONE IN INDIA. Irresistible Fury of the Storm-Extent Becoming Kuewn. CALouTA, Nov. 10.-Farther details re garding the cyclone which passed over this part of India on Monday of last week show that the damage was very extensive. Be sides the loss of seven lives occasioned by the sinking of the India governmment's steamer Enterprise, which foundered at the Andaman islands, and the killing of sixty convicts, there has no doubt been a large loss of life at other places along the coast. Advises from various parts of the Orisua province in Bengal state that the cyclone passed over that section of the country and did great damage. It cleared a path through forests, uprooting gigantic trees and hurling them aside as though they were reeds. No house could stand the terrible energy of the gale, and every dwelling or structure within the path of the evelone was either sweam from its foundation or turned over. The wind also did much dam age below Calcutta. The city is situated on the east bank of the Hoogly river, the western branch of the Ganges, The Hoogly river empties into the bay of Bengal. A large number of ves sels were at anchor off the mouth of the Hoogly river, and in such a position that when the gale suddenly burst it was im roseible to save many of them. Numbers dragged their anchors and were carried ashore, and others were damaged by the pounding received from the enormous sea which accompanied the storm. No eati mate can as yet be made as to the total loss Df life, but it will be very large. Extravagances of De Mores. PAgs. Nov. 10.-The Duo do Vallom brossa has brought action before the first chamber of the civil court, in which he asks that his son, the Marquis do Mores, be placed under control of a conseil judiciare; that is to say, his property shall be put in the hands of a trustee to .prevent him from squandering it. The petition is joined in by Marquise do Morea, who, by the way, is an Ameriocan, and who was Miss Hoffman, of New York. She asks for the separation of her personal estate, amounting to 50,000 francs a year, from that of her husband, which, though originally amounting to 500, 000 francs. has been greatl7 reduced by tho payment of his debts, Th petition outs forth the various ways in which Mores dis sipated his fortune. In 1889 he undertook an exploring journey to Tonkin, with a view of establishing a railway through the French possessions. During the same year and in 1890 he undertook a political cam paign in which a great deal of money was spent without any other result than to in volve the marquis in an nasnosessfl and costly lawsuit. The case was heard to-day by the court, which will not render a de cision untillnext week. Severe Weather in Europe. LONDON, ]Nov. 10.-Winter is commencing with unusual severity in eastern Europe. There has been a black frost in southern Russia, which It is feared will ruin the winter crope. All the mouatains in Greece are covered with snow and severe frosts have cocrsed. A dispatch from Adria, on the Mediter ranean in Andalusic, states that the town is threatened with a geat disaster through the heavy rains and inoeceant gales pro. vailing in that vicinity, Much damage has already been done in the surrounding coun try. The Wasting Failue. BT. PaEmReRMUa, Nov. 10,-The note of men rendered desperate by hunger are in creasing in Russia. Hundreds of men em ployed on the railways in Kanowas and Voroness have plndered the freight traine and maraude the country in gangs, lack isfarmong n mansiuol The mortsilty children from typhus fever an baner is frightful A woman at Gheal killed p three children and hanged herself on the refusal of a rich neighbor to lend them money to prevent their starving. Royal Silver Weddlag, By. Pyrnasassu, Nov. 10.-The czar cele brated his silver wedding yesterday at Liv idia in an entremely quiet manner, the oc easion being marked by no state festivities of any description. The event occasioned much hearty comment and congratulation throughout the empire. In the largest cit ies the day was celebrated by many ban. quote and in the evening by a number of parties. Sire in the Barracks. PAans, Nov. 10.-Dire ba9 out to-day in the military barracks n, in the de partment of 8aone-et- d two thous and rifles were rend irely useless and a large quantity iiitary stores consumed. AUTOMATIC COUPLERS. Oiut Comparatively oew Preight Cars Equipped With Them. New Yoanx, Nov. 10.-The committee ap. pointed by she last national cont'ention of railroad commissioners to secure congres stonal action looking to uniformity of safety appliances for railroad cars met this morning, four members being present. There was a large attendance of railway men from all parts of the country. Chair man Crocker opened the proceedings by reading replies which the committee had received from companies representing 125, 000 miles of railroad concerning the kind of automatic couplers and brakes used on freight cars. They fix the total number of freight cars in the United States at 978,000, of which number only 129,800 was shown to be equipped with automatic car couplers. Chairman Croaker said that in the opin ion of the committe imperative action should be taken by congress to hasten and insure the equipment of freight care throughout the country with uniform auto matie couplers and brakes. In coup ling or uncoupling cars there were killed during the year ended June 80, 1889, over 800, while 6,757 were injured. During the following year 860 were killed and 7,841 in jured. Col. Haines, president of the American Railroad association, reminded the committee that the association was now engaged in making the master car builders' coupler, the vertical hook, the standard codpler throughout the system, that type having been agreed upon as best. Baines said there were 1,200,000 freight cars in the country, only 200,000 of which are equipped with automatic couplers. The cost of equipping the other 1.000,000 would be $25,000,000, and Ave years' time at least would be required. The aggregate cost of fitting up cars with airbrakes the country over would be $50,000,000. These things must be considered. KING OF YOUNGSTERS. Arlon, a Two-Tear-Old, Trots a Mile in 2:10%. STOCKTON, Cal., Nov. 10.-Palo Alto made a race against his record, 2:08%, to-day, but broke twice and made the mile in 2:104. Arnon, the world's best two-ye r-old, made a wonderful mile. Golingagaianthisresord, 2:14K, he trotted a mile without a skip in 2:10%, Old turfmen say Arion's performance was wonderful. This oolt, which is one of Electioneer's, came to the Stockton a few weeks ago with a race record of 2:21, and at the first attempt reduced his mark to 2:15%, beating the world's two-year-old record, 2:18. then held by Sunol. Marvin drove Arlon again, reducing his record to 2:14%, which all horsemen said would never be equaled unless Arion himself could beat the mark. To-day, driven by Marvin, and aecompanied by a runner, Arion.made a mile in 2:10%. It was the greatest race against time ever seen on any track, for it was a square and fair trot from start to inish. Everybody gave Marvin credit for his training and handling of the greatest colt on earth. Late this afternoon Marvin trotted Palo Alto a second time. The horse was not dis tressed by the irit fast work and the see ond go was a wonderful mile. The stallion started at a terride gait with a runner be side him. He made the quarter in :31%, the half in 1:03%, then slowed up a little. reaching the three-quarter post in 1:36%, and fnished without a skip in 2:09%, only a quarter of a second behind his beat mark and half a second behind the world's record held by Allerton. Beuniugs Races. WAnnioTON, Nov. 10.-Five and one-half furleags-Lost Star won, Umpire Kelly sec ond, Baccarat third. Time. 1:10%. Six furlongs-Holmdel Colt won, Dara second, Ninonu third. Time. 1:17. Six and one-half furlongs -Watterson won, Cerebus second, Noonday third. Time, 1:21%. Six furlongs-Basteed won, George W. second, Pliny third. Time, 1:15. Mile and one-half- Larohmont won, Martohoyte second, Count Dudley third. Time, 2:40;x. Nashville Races. NAsavILLz. Nov. 10.-Mile and seventy yards-Capt. Jack won, Consignee, second, John Morris, third. Time, 1:55. Mile-Ruth won, First Lap second, Grandpa third. Time, 1:49. Handicap, thirteen-sixteenths of a mile Ed Shelby won, Juliua Sax, second, Blaze Duke third. Time, 1:29. Handicap, mile and 100yarda-Hydy won. lioka second, Dollikens third. Time, 1:57. Five furlongs-Sam Farmer won, Buck hound second, F. G. Murphy third. Time, 1:07. Chicago Races. CHICAoo, Nov. 10.-Six furlong s-Kanga roo won. Forest Belle second, Yucatan third. Time, 1:21%. Five furlongs-Spectator won, J. B. Fraud second, McDearmon third. Time, 1:11%4. Mile-Norwood won, Unlucky second, One Time third. Time, 1:5614, Six furlongas-Blue Banner won, Jonnie 9. second, Big Casino third. Time, 1:25. Five furlongs-Miss Patton won, Fred Knox second, Intruder third. Time, 1:06Y. Made Poiuts Against Time. INDEPENDENCz, Iowa, Nov. 10.-Several food points against time were recorded here uo-day. To boat 2:19%, Idolf trotted in 1.19%4. Allerton was sent a fast mile, mak ung the first half in 1:04i and the last in 1:07. Track and day were against him. Cuomng or the mlissard. MINNAvouLs, Nov. 10.-Soecials to the rribune from point. in North Dakota show ghat there is a general snow storm in the state, Blamnrtk said that at 8:t10 to-night bhe wind was blowing tifty miles an hour tad a blizzard prevailing. Devils Lake re iorted that snow fell all afternoon and that he prospeet were good for a blizzard at tight. At Dickinson snow had been fall ng since noon and the temperature was at he freezing point. Duck Hunters Drowned. VanMILow.LO, . D., Nov. 10.-Yesterday afternoon while thre men were out on the iver duck hunting, their boat sank with hem. H. Sibert and John Brinkman died oon after being taken from the water. L'he third man was tahed. They were all onahierably wider the lailaonce of liquor. CLEVELAND AND .80IESI The Combination is Quite Euphon ious and Falls Trippingly From the Tongue. Congressman Springer Bays the Latter's !lleotion Puts Him Right In IAn. Illinois Is Counted Doubtful, With Strong Democratic i5tUastions-A Big Corn Crop. Wesrnnoroxr, Nov. 10.-"Illinois is now a doabtful state with a probability that she will go into the democratie column." Thus spoke Representative William M. Springer as he sat in the library of his home which overlooks the capitol. He was just back from six weekseof the hardest campaigning he had over done in his life and was now ready to take of his coat for the speaker ship struggle. "I base my view on the fact thatlowa has given snab a large democratio majority. Like cause. produce like effects. Iowa is alongside Illinois and the two states have tendenoies and interest in common, so that I construe the democratic tendency in Iowa to indicate a similar tendency in Illinois, which is sure to find expression at the next election. I spent six weeks in Iowa during the hottest period of the campaign and covered 2,700 miles. "It gave me an opportunity to get at the tendepey of the people and I am convinced that the prohibition question had very little to do with Gov. Boise' election. Wherever I went the people insisted on hearing the tariff question discussed and not prohibi tion. The democrate got their full gains on prohibition prior to the last election, so that their large gains last Tuesday must be attributed to the feeling in the rural dis tricts in favor of a reduction of the tariff. The rural districts of Illinois are affected in the same way as those in Iowa, and it certainly makes Illinois a doubtful state with a leaning toward the democratic side. "The election of Gov. Boies puts him in line for the second place on the presiden tial ticket. Cleveland and Boies sounds very well, and I have met with many demo orate through the east who are talking of this combination. Iowa is now entitled to more consideration by the democrats as a doubtful state than Indiana. Iowa gave 9,000 majority for Boies, while Indiana gave 2,Q00 majority for Harrison. Under those cirduspstances Iowa is more of a doubtful state than Indiana and deserves more at tention than Indiana in looking for presi dential timber. At one time I feared that Mr. Cleveland's anti-silver expression miigbtfjojure.his chances for renomination, but-thi prominence he. took jn the Flower campaign in New York has brought about a general feeling among democrats that Mr. Cleveland will be the nominee." Mr. Springer is not conducting a brass band speakerehip fight. He is making no claims and has not as yet determined on his plan of campaign. Mr. Springer ex pects that an effort will be made to drag the World's fair into the speakership con test. The New York Sun has been harping on his opposition to the centennial loan, and has endeavored to show that Mr. Springer could not stultify himself by sup porting a loan to the Chicago exposition. Mr. Springer declines to state what his position is on the loan question, as he says he has come to no positive conclusion and his views might be used by other speaker ship candidates as a club against him. BIG CORN CROP. One of the Largest in Volume-Average About Twenty-Six Bushels. WASHINGTON, Nov. 10.-Statistical return, to the department of agriculture for No vember make the corn crop one of the largest in volume, with the rate of yield slightly above an average of twenty-six bushels per acre. The condition has not been very high at any period of its growth, but it has been quite uniform, with no record of more than 10 oer cent of disabil ities from all causes. Planting was irregu lar and late in many places, growth tardy and uneven, and fears of drought or floods or frosts were very generally felt in the latter part of the season. Storms in some sections threatened loso, which was minim ized. Drought in others checked growth, which was stimulated again by opportune seasons of moisture. Frosts made an early threat of disaster and then delayed appear atce through the entire month of Septem ber, which was warm and forced the drying out of soft corn and the shrivelling of im mature growths. The result is well ripened crops, somewhat variable in qual ity, with a moderate proportion of chalfy, unfilled and immature growth. The east ern and western ends of the belt, Ohio and Iowa-Nebraska, gave somewhat better yields than Indiana, Illinois or Missouri and Kansas. Lower levels of the great corn belt suffered more from thethreatened drought than higher elevations. The highest rate of yield as estimated ap pears in New England, from thirty-five to forty bushels per acre, and in the surplus corn states the figures are: Ohio 33.7, In diana 82.0, Illinois 81.2, lowa 30.7, Missouri 29.0, Kansas 26.7, Nebraska 31.3. Frost in August wrought some injury in the northwest: In Minnesota the yield is 2(.3, in North Dakota 27.2. Both drought and frost conspired to reduce the yield in South Dakota to twenty-two bushels. Much of the crop is yet In the shook and the con dition and rate of yield may be somewhat better known after garnering and market ine, yet it is evident that the product will not make less than thirty-one bushels per unit of population. The October condition of potatoes has only boon equalled once since 1880, and the average yield, according to these prelimi nary estimates, has not been surpassed in ten years. It averages'3.9 bushels per aore. Hay has made nearly an average yield and is of medium quality. The tobacco product is above the average. CONSUMMATION LONG WISHED. The Bering Sea Dispute In a Fair Way of Settlemeut. WAostNoiow, Nov. 10.-The public was taken into the confidence of the diplomatic branch of the government this afternoon in the continuation of the hearing in the Say ward ones, and the first annonnonieent made that the prolonged diplomatic cor respondence between Suoretary Blaine and Lord Salisbury had resulted in an agree ment by which, with the consent of the son ate, the pending dim ute over seal fisheries in 13ering sea would be definitely settled. Holicitor General 'laft, who was adrdresing the court, made the first intimation. He stopped at this point and when Justice Gray desired some more explicit statement as to whether an agree menut upon arbitration had been actually reached, the sollcitor-general has itated to reply and intimated that perhaps he had revealed more than he, not being a cabinet offeer and belg authorized to speak only on legal questions, should have done. Therespon Attorney-General Miller himself iaterposed and not only eubstan tiated all the solioitor-general had said. but went farther and announced that the gov ernment had effected the agreement. This was practically the first announcement made as to the rogress of Bering ea go tiatious since hie last correspondence was made public showing a difference of opinion between the two governments as to the points of arbitration. It was surprising that the news should first come out in an argument in court, and the attorney-general was asked after adjournment if he would throw some light on the subject. "It is true an agreement on arbitration has been reached," he said. "Yes," he added, "the matter has been settled be tween the two governments, that is, subject to ratificatioa by the senate." "What are the points of arbitration?" "I cannot say any more than I said in court. Why don't you go to the state de partment? Yes, you can state as a fact that an agreement has been concluded." Solicitor General Taft was next seen, but would only confirm what the attorney gen eral had said. "In the last corre spondenee, you know," he said, "there was simply a diference between the two govern. ments as to points of arbitration. Well, correspondence since then has resulted in a treaty which now only needs to be ratified by the senate." GOLD AND SILVER. Operations of th tints of the United States Last Year. WAsRINoTONc, Nov. 10.-Director of the Mint Leach has submitted to the secretary of the treasury a report of the operations of the mints and assay offices for the last fiscal year. The value of gold deposited was $59,025,678, against $49,228,828 for the preceding year. Deposits and purchases of silver aggregated 71,849,668. standard ounces of coining silver, valued at $83,880, 154, against $48,568,135 for the preceding year, an increase of $40,065,019. [he coin age executed at the mints wasthe largest in the history of the mint, aegregating $119, 547,877. The mines of the United 8tates yielded during the last year precious met als as follows: Gold, commsrcisl value, $32,855,500; silver, commercial vs Iu, $57, 225,000. lhe produce of gold and silver in the world during the last c lendar year was: Gold, $1U6,009,000; silver, $134,886. 000, commercial value. The coinage of gold $149.118.959, of silver $181,980,621. The director estimates the stock of metallic money in the United States on Nov. 1 at $210,581,115. Cases Postponed. WAsmNoroN, Nov. 10.-The United States supreme court has postponed until Nov. 30 the argument in the three cases involving the constitutionality of the McKinley tariff act and also the case in which the act pro vides for the classification of worsteds, which is attacked on the ground that the speaker had no right to count a quorum in passing this bill. IT BLEW GREAT GUNS. High Velocity of the Wind on Monday Evening, Followed by Snow. Signal Officer E. J. Glass, in charge of the Helena station, says the high wind in Helena on Monday evening was of a cy clonic character. According to his record at 6:25 it attained a velooity of sixty miles an hour, but this was only for a minute. The average velocity from six to nine p. m. was thirty-six miles an hour. After that it. dropped down until at 10 it was blowing at the rate of eighteen miles an hour. The snow fall which followed only amounted to .26 of an inch, while the lowest tempera ture was twenty-four above. The coldest so far this season, except last night, was on Oct. 2, when it dropped to nineteen above. Last night at about the supper hour the mercury stood at 15.7. Talking of the state weather service, Mr. Glass said he had already a number of sta tions on which he could count, but he was anxious to cover the whole field. There is some difficulty in getting volunteer observ ers, as those latter are asked to buy their own instruments, which cost about $20. He suggests that those who would be bene fited by the reports and city councils or county commissioners might all chip in and buy the instruments for the volunteer ob server. The stations at which arrangements have been made, or where observers are now stationed are Miles City, Fort Buford, Fort Assinaboine, Fort Custer, Poplar River, Castle, Choteau, Coster, Deer Lodge, Fort Missoula, Fort Shaw, Glendive and Martioedale. Mr. Glass has been in the service for ten years, his last station being at Cairo, Ill. He made the first weather map published by that station, and is anxious to publish one for Montana. He has made application to the chief signal officer at Washington to do so, and if the Helena Board of Trade will take the matter up Mr. Glass believes his request will be granted. He considers the Helena climate as something phenomenal, and believes that i; a daily map were issued, showing offi cially just how pleasant the winters are here, it would be a great benefit to the state. FAREWELL, MISERABLE WORLD. Parting Worids of a Man Who Could Not Beat the Bank. BUrTE, Nov. 10.-[Special.]-Six miles beyond Silver Bow in the most desolate part of Silver Bow canyon, the body of a man was found to-day swinging from the limb of a Ar tree. The body had evidently beenAesre a week or ten days, and has been noticed since Sunday by trainmen of the Montana Union railway, who thought it a dummy. This morning Conductor Stark and Trainm an Garvin went for a closer in spection of the strange object and were horrified to fnd it a dead body, partially eaten by magpies. The ears were eaten off, the eyes were pocked out and the hands were eaten away, while the face was black. The man was evidently a Swede, well dressed, apparently 27 years old. A letter in Swedish was found in his pocket, addressed to no one and signed with no name. In it he sayb that after twenty seven years of life he has found nothing in life worth living for, and has concluded that death is better than life, as being re lief from a world of misery. He justifies himself in his course by a number of argu ments, mentioning among other things that he had lost $400 at the faro table. Lie concludes: "Farewell, miserable world!" The only clue to his name are the initials "F. 1'." on his shirt front. One More Unfortunate. MXCsouLA, Nov. 10.-tspecial.]-Gypsy Brooks, a member of the demi-monde, well known in Helena and Butte, in some man ner last night took an overdose of mor phine, and notwithstanding the efforts of four physicians, she died from its effects. The evidence at the coroner's inquest do veloped that for some timq she had been drinking heavily and that" she took the morphine as the usual remedy in such oaes among her cloes. The verdict of the jury was in accordance with the above facts. Indloted at olehe City. BoBsa CITY, idaho, Nov. 10.-The United States grand jury to-day indicted Annie Campbell, the woman arrested at Sand Point, Idaho, a few days ago for passing counterfeit money. It il thought she is one of a large band of counterfetters oper sting in Montana and western states. LABORERS AND FARMERS. National Conventions Representingu the Two Classes Are Now in Session. Opening Proceedings of the S. of L. Annual Meeting at Toledo, Ohio. Favorable Reports From Offeers sa4 Committees-The Farmers' Congress in Session at Medalas, ao, Totano, 0., Nov. 10.-The Knights of Labor convention met this morning. Gen eral Master Workman Powderly was re ceived with rounds of cheers. General See. rotary -Treasurer Hayes' report showed that, though expenditures of the past year were swelled by several extraordinary out lays, the revenues were sufflent to nseet all demands. He hopes the Oder may bare a respite from strikes and labor troubles, so the general officers can attend to the ed ucational work. The total annual receipts 2 were $90,085, expenditures $102,474; balance on hand at the beginning of the year 18kL 658; balance now in the treasury. 61(,285, The general executive committee's report states that there is a growing feeling in England and other countries. in favor of autonomy and recom mends that this should be granted. A number of letters were read from the order in South Africa and New Zealand, where it is growing rapidly. The board has prepared a full statement of the dif culty with the government bureau of en graving and printing at Washington, which will be distributed to delegates. The board complains that labels of the order are counterfeited systematically and as the law affords no sufficient protection, asks the appointment of a special committee to de vise means of remedy. The report con gratulates the order on a membership of 270,000, but cautions against reckless ad missions of members. This evening a for ma 1 reception was given the general officers and delegates at Memorial hall. The ad dress of welcome was delivered by Mayor Emmick and responded to by Powderly. FARMERS' VONGRESS In Session at Sedalla-Two Causes of De presalon. SEDALIA, ]o., Nov. 10.-The eleventh an anal session of the Farmers' congress began a three days' convention here this morning with 275 delegates and a large numbr of visitors in attendance. Thirty states and territories are represented. Wood's opera house, where the congress is held, was elab. oratey decorated with farm. prodents.. T4 welcoming addresses were delivered by Gov. Francis, Mayor Carroll, of Sedalia, and Frank B. Meyer, president of the Se dalia Commercial olub. They were re sponded to by Hon. A. W. Smith, of Kan sas, Col. Daniel Needhim, of New England. and B. T. T. Clayton, of Iowa, secretary of the Farmers' congress. In the absence of President Kalb, of Ala. bama, who was unavoidably absent, Vice President Smith. of Kansas, presided. Gov. Francis, in his address of welcome, said that class legislation had been one po. tent cause of the depression of the agricul tural interest. This depression had been of long continuance and it was time now that the farmer was given recognition in the councils of the nation. There were two great questions, the proper solution of which would tend to ameliorate the farm ers' condition. One was the improvement of the great water courses, which would farnish cheap transportation for farm pro ducts. The Missouri river could be im proved at a cost of $20,000,000, a sum small compared with expenditures of the billion dollar congress. The other question was the improvement of country roads, which would furnish good transportation for small farmers to the nearest markets. Vice-President Smith, in his response. agreed with the governor that the great water courses should be improved, both in the interest of the farmer, manufacturer and merchant. Twenty million dollars was a small amount to be devoted to the im provement of a big river like the Missouri. He was not alarmed, he said, at any billion dollar congress. He thanked God be lived in a country where the appropriation of a 2 billion dollars by one congress would not bankrupt the treasury. The agricultural interest was the greatest interest of the na l ion and legislation should take it more in to account than it does. ENGINEERS AND FIREMEN. Those on the Belt Line Declare a Itrlke 5'robable Consequences. ST. Louts, Nov. 10.-The engineerseand firemen of the Belt line have just declared a strike. This will probably spread to other lines. as Mr. Arthur has stated that no freight will be handled by the brother hood going to the Belt line or to Wiggins' ferry. There are but fifty-two engineers and firemen in the employ of the Wiggins company, and a strike of them alone would not amount to much, but the Belt line han dies nearly all frieght sent over eastern roads for this city, and a tie-up of the Belt line would leave an immense amount of freight consigned to St. Louis and seriously affect the trade of this city. Then, too, if the men on other roads refused to haul oars consigned to or from the Wiggins ferry, as Chief Arthur says they will, the roads are very apt to attempt to force them, and if they do, a strike on the big western roads would result. The strike has been ordered for noon to-morrow. The World's W. C. T. U. BosvoN, Nov. 10.-The first of the pre liminary meetings of the dual convention of the World's and the National Woman's Christian Temperance unions, which opens Friday, was held to-day by the executive committee of the World's Woman's Chris tian Temperance union. Miss Willard ooc topied the chair. Representatives and delegates are present from every quarter of the globe. 'ie executive business in cludes plans of work fur the coming year in all parts of the world. Variousdelegates gave interesting reports of the temperance movement in foreign lands. It was voted that the name of the organization should be The World's Woman's Christian Teme perance Union. Dishonest Undertaker. CmIcAoo. Nov. 10.-A general digging up of corpses interred by a leading undertaker is expected as the result of an arrest made to-day. The prisoner was Undertaker X. F. Rodgers. He is accused of systematically burying two corpses to a coffin. Rodgers held a contract to inter deceased inmates of the public institution for dependent children and it is alleged that he saved hib self expense by hiding little bodies one at * time in the costly linings of massive uase kets provided for wealthy customer An instance brought to light a fortolg tago. was declared by Rogers to be merel ev1i dence of a plot by lecharged smplq yt ruin him.